The information below appeared on yesterday’s post so if you read that, feel free to skip to the pictures below. If, however, you didn’t read it, you can find it HERE.
This time of the year fosters much fun and merriment related to Halloween and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Carefree, AZ offers a display of pumpkin carvings and pumpkin-based dioramas. Ray Villafane and his crew are carving magicians and once again this year their skill is on display.
There is more background information in last year’s posts. You can find them HERE.
As you will see below, this year’s dioramas are entertaining with their ingenoius scenes and situations. A few are a bit macabre, but overall the display and event are very family friendly. Here are some photographs from the Enchanted Pumpkin Garden, 2017 – Part 2
As guests stroll through the garden Ray Villafane (pumpkin carver extraordinaire) continued to work on this carving of the day.
Keep an eye our as there are pumpkins at nearly every turn!
With all the pumpkins in town, sometimes medical care may be needed.
Unfortunate pumpkin has an injured leg.
This individudal had a run in with a Cholla cactus!
There were some who just wanted to relax around a campfire.
The ol’ swimmin’ hole was popular this evening.
Hard to tell if this pumpkin is having fun or not.
Having trouble lifting weights at the gym.
A boxing match was held on the other side of the gym and…
The fellow on the left is knocked off his feet.
Pumpkins needed to watch out for the mean pumpkin catcher!.
The three witches were working on a brew.
See previous posts about life in the desert HERE.
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